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and drivers wanted. >>> continuing coverage now of march madness and the ncaa tournament is now over for cal. we were at kip's bar in berkeley where some fans who didn't make the trip to san josi gathered to watch their team take on syracuse and cheer them on, but unfortunately it wasn't the result that they were hoping for as the bears saw their championship run end tonight. ktvu's debora villalon is live at hp pavilion where that game just wrapped up a short time ago. such disappoint. >> reporter: yes, heather with the win fans might still be here, but they cleared out fast reflecting on what might have been. >> hey syracuse, good luck success, you guys will run into someone called oregon soon. >> reporter: cal fans did not beat the odds tonight. the exuberance and experience of the orange rewarded. >> i bought tickets to d.c. >> reporter: you were overconfident? >> i am just the right amount of confident. [ laughter ] >> wallace for three, yes! >> the bears will be prowling the nation's capitol despite a deafening hometown crowd in san josi which even included oregon fans, usually th
of weeks ago cal seemed a lot. so there was suddenly some angst until they heard they were the 12th seed of the east region. cal will face unlv rebels in san jose. these teams played each other at berk he where unlv salvaged their last second victory. devils are 15th in the region. but there's coach montgomery not complaining about their bid. >> i think they're excited about the match up. we've leaked them once and we're excite about the location. it logistically makes everything better. not being on an airplane in and out so we should be rested. >> we're not going to lose. i think that's the mentality that we're going to have. >>> now if cal beats unlv the cal will win the winner of sir -- syracuse on saturday. and fourth seeded louis bilican faces new mexico state. okay -- oklahoma state will play the ohio ducks. louisville the number one in the west region. >>> five 12 pack teams made it to the finals. three others get invited to the 32 team nit. stanford beat minnesota 75-51 to win last year's nit. now stanford will host stephen f. austin. >>> well golden state unders their situati
from now. cal vs. unlv is the match up many bear fans are waiting for. other fans came a long way to give their schools a home court advantage. >> reporter: new mexico state university fans came to college's big dance today. arriving with plenty of cheer. the spirit leaders, the aggies made the trip in style. >> getting a team this big here, they chartered a flight for the band members and cheerleaders and everybody else. it's been a privilege, and it's been so much fun, just getting here and being able to do this. >> reporter: new mexico's opponent and fans, the st. louis university billikens are also showing their support. a billiken is a good luck doll. fans rushed to san jose after winning the atlantic 10 conference title. >> it is madness. everyone is so thrilled. most of these people just came from brooklyn, they were only home for about 10 hours because we were at the a-10 conference. it's just been minute by minute, just go, go, go. >> reporter: san jose and local businesses are counting on march madness. people such as cara douglas, coming with her grown up son. >> he's a
over today and saturday are especially welcome. for cal, it's almost like a home court. >> fans are so close to the action. it creates a terrific atmosphere. >> reporter: loud too at local bars and restaurants, where the games dominate tv. >> cardinal fans, rams fans, th st. louis got their win, then watched all day. >> i can't believe how clean and beautiful the city is. everybody that we've seen has been so great to us. even the opposing team. >> especially the first two days of the ncaa tournament. a lot of upsets. you can hear the buzz, and people are pretty fired up here. >> reporter: once a cal player, now a fan, this dad paid $100 a ticket. >> i've only been here to see madonna. never been here for a sporting event. it's clean, high-tech. we're in silicon valley, it's good stuff. >> reporter: scattered tickets still on saturday for saturday's two match ups, but they will sellout. especially with the bears back in action. reporting live in san jose, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> fans of st. mary's saw their team's season come to a heartbreaking end today. students and staff gathered
in april. >>> tomorrow should be an exhausting day for fans of the uc berkeley basketball. the cal woman's team is set to play its first ncaa tournament game in texas. some expect the woman's team to make it all the way. and the men's upset yesterday has fanned pumped up. >> i live with a couple of guys and we're all watching it. so yeah, everyone around campus there's some buzz. >> there's a lot of people ripping cal now and talking about the team sos it's fun to be around. >> reporter: the game is sold out and court side tickets have an asking price of $2,000 a seat. >> wow. >>> control towers ordered closed. how the federal cut backs affect northern california and why more cuts may be coming. >> bill martin is updating his forecast. at 10:45 he's back with when we will see the return of some rain. >> ripping off i pads at one bay area high school. how a principal came to the rescue to crack down a criminal. >>> a small plane made an emergency landing today on a southern california freeway. the single engine cessna touched down on state route 125 in san diego county. the pilot says the
. >> finally good news for the warriors. >> also it is selection sunday and we will tell you if cal or st. mary's are bound for the ncaa tornment. sports wrap is next.
teams including cal, oregon, and syracuse are drawing fans from far and wide. local business owners are gearing up for busy days. >> going to be much bigger than any sort of event that goes on at hp typically bigger than a sharks game. >> many local businesses say they lost at least a third of their incomes during the nhl lock out now thousands of basketball fans are in town and that could help them bounce back. >>> president obama introduced his choice as secretary of labor, thomas perez. he is son of dominican immigrants. >> over my career i have learned true progress is possible, if you keep an open mind, listen to all sides and focus on results. >> so far perez is the only hispanic to be named to the president's cabinet during his second term. at least one republican has said he will block the nomination because of perez's work with the justice department on a voting rights case in louisiana. >>> new details on president obama's upcoming visit to the bay area next month. april 3rd arrival, reported for two events in san francisco the first, a $5,000 per person cocktail reception
of donor summit. >>> a man was struck and killed by a cal train this afternoon. this is the fourth fatal train accident so far this year. it was a northbound train that struck the man on west virginia street just after 4:00 this afternoon. caltrain says there was only one passenger on board. the coroner has not released the victim's name. today's accident is very close to where a woman was killed on the track just eight daysing a. >>> diane feinstein expressed anger when she learned the bill would not include her assault weapons ban. feinstein says her discovery of slain supervisor harvey milk fuels her desire for stricter gun control. >> this is very important to me. i'm snot going to lay down and play dead. i think the american people have said in every single public poll that they support this kind of legislation. >> the legislation would need at least 60 votes to pass. the majority leader says the assault measure has at best 40 vote. >>> another marine has died in nevada bringing the death toll to 8. six marines your injured and flown to nearby hospitals. the marines were firing a mo
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